Search for dissertations about: "Architectural history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 swedish dissertations containing the words Architectural history.

  1. 1. "En Minerva för vår Nord" : Lovisa Ulrika som samlare, uppdragsgivare och byggherre : [queen Lovisa Ulrika, her collections and commissions of art and architecture]

    Author : Merit Laine; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Art history; Drottningholm; Fredrikshov; Svartsjö; Lovisa Ulrika; Adolf Fredrik; Carl Gustaf Tessin; Patronage; Collecting; Architectural History; Garden History; Chinoiserie; Portraiture; Age of Liberty; Konstvetenskap; Art; Konstvetenskap; historia; History;

    Abstract : Lovisa Ulrika's activities within the fields of art and architecture comprised extensive collectingand interior decoration, buildings and gardens at the Royal Palaces of Drottningholm, Svartsjö andFredrikshov. These are described in some detail in this study, but the main purpose is to establishher intentions and how she perceived her role as a builder, collector and patron of the arts. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Visible and the Invisible : Color Contrast Phenomena in Space

    Author : Gertrud Olsson; Jadwiga Krupinska; Henrik Oxvig; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; color in architecture; color theory; color phenomena; simultaneous contrast; simultané; afterimage; transparency; material and immaterial; color mixture; light-colors; Art; Konstvetenskap; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This study deals with the changes in color that arise in space, primarily simultaneous contrast in three dimensions. The typical account of simultaneous contrast is that the contrast phenomenon occurs between two or more color surfaces seen together, thus affecting one another. READ MORE

  3. 3. Space in motion : the art of activating space in-between

    Author : Monica Sand; Abdellah Abarkan; Annette Arlander; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; in-between; dispersed production; producer observer; bridge; swing; penelope; Architecture; Arkitektur; Art; Konstvetenskap;

    Abstract : As a contribution to the emerging field of practice-based research in the arts, this thesis aims to activate space, experience and the concept in-between. As the in-between cannot be defined ahead of the rhythmic process it carries out and of which it is a part – a rhythm inherent in the city itself and in knowledge production – it is necessary to produce rhythmic relations between bodies, sites and concepts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ramble, linger and gaze

    Author : Katja Grillner; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; architecture; landscape; representation; 18thcentury land­scape garden; 18th century England; ThomasWhately; Joseph Heely; Hagley Park; garden history; gardentheory; garden representation; garden experience; architecturalrepresentation; poetic representation; narrativerepresentation; philosophical dialogue; architectural researchmethodology; hermeneutics.; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Ramble, linger, and gaze explores a method of architecturalresearch based on narrative dialogue and examines the gardentheories and lite­rary garden representations of ThomasWhately (Observations on Modern gardening 1770) and JosephHeely (Letters on the Beauties of Hagley, Envil, and theLeasowes 1777). The thesis has the form of a narrated dialoguebetween these two writers and the narrator, and it is situatedat Hagley Park, Worchestershire, England. READ MORE

  5. 5. History of reinforced concrete to 1950 : the developemnt of the composite in properties, computation models and safety

    Author : Samuel A. Berg; Bo Göran Hellers; Mogens Peter Nielsen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Architecture; Arkitektur;

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